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Lucy Kaplansky - 86% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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2 February 1960, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Kaplansky’s father was a professor of mathematics as well as an accomplished pianist, which gave his young daughter an equal grounding in academia and music. She became involved in the Chicago folk scene, and then moved up to New York in 1978 to catch the current folk revival. Kaplansky worked with another young singer, Shawn Col Read more

James Taylor - 81% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Jazz Music Theme Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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12 March 1948, Belmont, Massachusetts, USA. The embodiment of the American singer-songwriter in the late 60s and early 70s was the frail and troubled James Taylor. He was born into a wealthy family. His mother was a classically trained soprano and encouraged James and his siblings, including future recording artists Livingston Taylor (b. 21 November 1950, Boston, Massachuset Read more

Jackson Browne - 71% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Clyde Jackson Browne, 9 October 1948, Heidelberg, Germany, but raised in Los Angeles, California, USA, from the age of three. Browne was introduced to folk music while in his teens and began writing songs at the instigation of two high school friends, Greg Copeland and Steve Noonan. The youngsters frequented the Paradox club, a favoured haunt of traditional musicians, where Read more

Dave Barnes - 64% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Blues Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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David Barnes, 20 June 1978, North Carolina, USA. Raised in Mississippi and Tennessee, singer-songwriter Barnes showed an early interest in writing songs but was a reluctant performer. He became more confident while studying Recording Industry Management at Middle Tennessee State University, and after graduation embraced the live circuit with passion, basing himself in Nashvi Read more

Shawn Colvin - 62% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Shanna Colvin, 10 January 1956, Vermillion, South Dakota, USA. A singer-songwriter in the tradition of her teen idol Joni Mitchell, Colvin was of considerable age before she recorded her first songs. Backed by fellow guitarist and songwriting partner John Leventhal (later a collaborator with Marc Cohn), her debut pulled together arresting material with an understated approac Read more

Amos Lee - 55% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
Decades Active: 2000s
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1977, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. After qualifying as a schoolteacher, Lee began singing professionally. Almost at once, his thoughtful take on smooth contemporary mildly jazzy pop struck a chord with the twenty-something audience. Playing acoustic guitar and singing in a relaxed and unpretentious manner, he reached a wide audience when he toured North America and Europ Read more

Nickel Creek - 50% match to Ben Taylor

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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This highly inventive modern bluegrass outfit features Chris Thile (Christopher Scott Thile, 20 February 1981, Oceanside, California, USA; mandolin, bouzouki, banjo, vocals), and brother and sister duo Sara Watkins (b. 8 June 1981, USA; fiddle, vocals) and Sean Watkins (b. 18 February 1977, USA; guitar, mandolin, vocals). The California, USA-based trio first met in the late Read more


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